Obama tries to put human face on Syrian refugee debate

President Barack Obama shares a laugh with a 16-year-old refugee from Myanmar after speaking about the refugee situation during a visit to the Dignity for Children Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. Obama visited the refugee center in Malaysia, casting a spotlight on the plight of those fleeing violence and persecution from Myanmar to Syria. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Brushing off refugee worries at home, President Barack Obama crouched alongside migrant children on Saturday and declared they are the opposite of terrorists wreaking havoc from Paris to Mali. Working to put a human face on the refugee crisis, he said, “They’re just like our kids.”

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